Medal - Endangered Species, Palm CockatooWestpac Bank 175th Anniversary 1992 (AD)
Mint: Royal Australian Mint
Other Details: This is one of a series of six endangered species medals struck in association with the World Wildlife Fund on the occasion of the 175th Anniversary of the Wespac Bank.

Physical Description

A small (27 mm) cupro-nickel medal struck on the occasion of the 175th Anniversary of the foundation of the Westpac Bank (Bank of New South Wales). It features a scene of two Palm Cockatoos, an endangered species.

Obverse Description

At centre within a wide rim formed by a line circle, the heads of two Palm Cockatoos one facing left, the other right with feathers on head raised with trees behind; below, Palm Cockatoo; around on wide rim, World Wildlife Fund for Nations Endangered Species 1992.

Reverse Description

At centre 175 Years (the Y developing ornate curves); above, CELEBRATING , below, AUSTRALIA'S FIRST BANK

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